Florida newspaper editorial board asks DeSantis to issue statewide mask order: ‘We’re dying here’ | TheHill

“Your daily upbeat message is hopelessly at odds with what Floridians are going through,” the editorial said. “You make it sound like everything is headed in the right direction. But it’s not.”

Studies and experts have maintained that wearing a mask is one of the most effective methods of preventing the spread of the coronavirus.

Florida has had more than 470,300 confirmed coronavirus cases since the pandemic began, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, and has the second-highest number of cases behind just California.

 

Source: Florida newspaper editorial board asks DeSantis to issue statewide mask order: ‘We’re dying here’ | TheHill